Average Bench: 52.3% (667th of 1272)

Based on 31,278 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 0FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 52.3% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2430M averaged 47.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 78.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 63.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2430M is 25.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2430M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 159Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 157Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,278 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.3 Memory 78.3 89.8
20.5 1-Core 63.2 77.9
35.8 2-Core 107 139
53.6% 82.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
51.6 4-Core 156 189
51.8 8-Core 157 189
21.4% 156 Pts
Min Avg Max
53.9 64-Core 159 189
10.6% 159 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.1
1-Core 74.9
2-Core 123
62% 95.9 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 185
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.8
1-Core 77
2-Core 125
61% 96 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 177
24% 175 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 86
1-Core 63.5
2-Core 113
57% 87.4 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 168
21% 159 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 82.6
1-Core 62.9
2-Core 117
56% 87.4 Pts
4-Core 161
8-Core 160
22% 160 Pts
64-Core 160
11% 160 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.1
1-Core 76.8
2-Core 130
58% 93.7 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 186
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 192
13% 192 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.1
1-Core 72.4
2-Core 106
53% 83.2 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 189
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 68.2
1-Core 67.8
2-Core 126
54% 87.3 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 177
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 161
11% 161 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.5
1-Core 51.3
2-Core 103
47% 74.6 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 165
23% 167 Pts
64-Core 165
11% 165 Pts
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 Prices

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Typical Core i5-2430M Builds (Compare 4,199 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $134

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2430M Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ4'11
Processor Numberi5-2430M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mmx37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedPPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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5 months ago.

It's a good and I like it, for VM, for gaming in 2018 still good.. I have tried it for some data mining too.


Average

2 years ago.

IT was good for it's time but it lacks a lot.


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